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The Old Grammar School

A Grade II Listed Building in Weaverham, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2609 / 53°15'39"N

Longitude: -2.5835 / 2°35'0"W

OS Eastings: 361174

OS Northings: 373929

OS Grid: SJ611739

Mapcode National: GBR BZDQ.GR

Mapcode Global: WH99B.990F

Entry Name: The Old Grammar School

Listing Date: 9 March 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403005

Location: Weaverham, Cheshire West and Chester, CW8

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Weaverham

Built-Up Area: Weaverham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Weaverham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

WEAVERHAM C.P. FOREST STREET
SJ 67 SW (North Side)

4/58 No. 38 (The Old Grammar
School)
9/3/1953
GV II

Formerly school, now house: founded 1638 by William Barker of
Sandiway, converted to house c1920. Dressed tooled red sandstone
blocks, Welsh slate roof, corner brick chimney. Rectangular 1-room
plan. 2-storey, 3-bay front. Tall plinth. Left end bay has a
rectangular doorcase with a heavy lintel above which has a flat
moulded hood. Other bays have 3-light rebated chamfered stone
mullioned windows. Right gable end has a tiebeam and collar truss
with studs between. Rear has intact, though restored, fenestration.
Interior: splayed reveals to the windows, no original features though
present corner fireplace may suggest original position.

The school may have acted as the manor courthouse, into the C18, and
was extensively damaged during the Civil War.


Listing NGR: SJ6117473929

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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